EVENTS

“The Vancouver Convention Centre was terrific, and the service support they have in place to help the planner is excellent.”

- Canadian Real Estate Association

These are some of the major events happening at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Please contact us for more information regarding availability. Use the calendar to browse all upcoming events and click on any event for more information.

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  • Canadian Franchise Association 2014
    Nov 8 - 9 (East Building)

    The Franchise Show is Canada’s largest franchise-only exhibition, bringing together the largest number of brand name franchises under one roof with investments at all levels!

  • Vancouver Health Show 2014
    Nov 8 - 9 (East Building)

    Explore the aisles enjoying an abundance of tasty food and beverage products. Learn about innovative health products, services and fitness techniques or relax with a bodywork treatment. Healthy shopping for your home and family with special event pricing has never been easier and now you can and discover all the latest trends under one roof at this one stop shop annual event.

  • Baby and Family Fair 2014
    Nov 8 - 9 (East Building)

    The 12th annual Baby & Family Fair is every parents dream. With over 100 booths, the show offers an extensive selection of exhibitors, seminars and hands-on demonstrations on the latest information, innovations, products and services for expecting and families with young children. Wether it’s reliable information from industry experts, fun for the little ones in the “Creative Corner Area”, or an incredible shopping experience, this event has what parents need and children love.

  • 35th Society of Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry (SETAC) North America Annual Meeting
    Nov 9 - 13 (West Building)

    The Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) is a nonprofit, worldwide professional society that promotes the advancement and application of scientific research related to contaminants and other stressors in the environment, education in the environmental sciences, and the use of science in environmental policy and decision-making.

  • Generation to Generation Ceremony
    and Lighting of the Cauldron
    (Jack Poole Plaza)

    Nov 11

    As the cauldron lights, a senior veteran will hand over Canada’s flag to a member of the next generation of veterans, acknowledging the continuing service and loyalty of Canadians from generation to generation.

  • Circle Craft 2014
    Nov 11 - 16 (West Building)

    Since 1973, Circle Craft Co-operative has presented a Christmas Market, Originally in the Vancouver East Cultural Centre, “The Cultch”, then moved under the sails at Canada Place, and currently in the Vancouver Convention Centre West location. The success of this inaugural event has resulted in 40 Markets to date, Generations of Vancouverites and visitors have attended, enjoying a Market where they come face to face with fine BC and Canadian artisans and their work: wood-turners, glassblowers, sculptors and potters, clothing and jewellery designers, toy-makers, and many more.

  • canfitpro Vancouver Personal Training and Group Fitness Conference and Tradeshow
    Nov 13 - 16 (East Building)

    The canfitpro Vancouver Personal Training and Group Fitness Conference and Tradeshow is an event that is a must see for anyone interested in fitness, wellness, and leading a healthy lifestyle. See first hand all the products and services offered by many local, national, and international companies. You can expect to learn from a variety of fitness and wellness experts, see and participate in demonstrations on the latest fitness equipment and programs, sample new products, and shop all the incredible deals onsite!

  • 102nd Grey Cup Festival
    Nov 26 - 30 (West Building)

    The 102nd Grey Cup Festival promises great family friendly events and activities and includes a long list of free and ticketed events, including a 3-day nightly concert series headlined by some of Canada’s brightest stars. The Festival builds on a long-standing tradition of celebrating Canadian football and creates a high-energy atmosphere in advance of the 102nd Grey Cup Championship Game on November 30 at BC Place.